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What do the students think?

This is a great club, with a supportive and caring environment. My children have grown in confidence since starting. They thoroughly enjoy the sessions and sensei Joe is a positive role model.

Karly P.

I've been training with Joe at Somerset Applied Karate for 3 years now. It's a really friendly club and they welcome everyone, regardless of age or ability. I learned a great deal and if while I've been there. Through the pandemic, Joe has provided one to one training and online training and also outdoor classes when possible which has been a wonderful to keep training safely. Highly recommend the class to anyone.

Susi R.

My daughter loves this club. It's great value, professional attitude, easy drop in, frequent sessions and none of the high pressure sales techniques of other, more expensive karate clubs. After just a few sessions, she could certainly punch!

Kate E.

I attended my first class tonight with my partners young son. Great fun was had and it catered to everyone's ability. Great attention to technique and having fun. Can't wait till the next class. My partners boy really loved it as well. Thank you Sensei Joe!!

Liam W.

Joe is a great Sensei, takes the time to show you step by step, making sure you're getting it perfect with personal attention and makes it fun! Can't wait for the second class!

Luke H.

Fantastic patient and humorous instructor. Very friendly and unpressurised with a family atmosphere

Mark H.

Great Dojo to learn discipline and self-defense while getting a good exercise.

Attila F.

Great Club, Lots of variety in training a very patient instructor great fun to be had by all

Johnny R.

Joe is a great teacher. Would recommend

Donach M.

Joe Andrews is a highly accomplished, naturally gifted and inspirational Instructor. He is absolutely passionate about what he does and this is clearly reflected within all his classes. Joe's sessions are always well planned, coherent and delivered to effectively meet his clients' goals and objectives; moreover, they are great fun. His correct blend of motivation and good humour will get the best out of you.

Alex D.

Joe is a fantastic teacher. He sets realistic targets which allow you to reach your goals. His professional, disciplined and fun approach keeps you motivated. He has an extensive knowledge of fitness and the body. Joe has personally helped me improve my fitness and overcome a long term back problem. Highly recommended for all ages and abilities.

Matt P.

Joe is very approachable and professional. His sessions are always very well structured and informative. They are also fun and relaxed, and you feel you can ask any questions without worry.

Natasha L.

Joe has been amazing, I have mobility issues which Joe came up with a completely bespoke series of sessions for me. He made each session achievable but stretching. Joe invested in kit specifically for me and our sessions. He’s a complete star!

Mark W.G.

I wanted to write and thank you for the recent session you ran for a number of our colleagues around personal safety. The feedback has been universally popular and the staff members who attended have been discussing what they learnt and how much they enjoyed your session ever since. It is clear how well you fitted our theme for the afternoon and how appreciated your input was. Thank you for your time and expertise. With your agreement,I am sure we will be in touch again in the near future with a view to working with you again.

Whitstone School

Great club atmosphere. Helpful and friendly teachers. Great mix of traditional and modern techniques taught.

Chris M.

My son has trained with Joe since he was 5years old (he is now 18yrs old) fantastic teaching & alway patient with Scott. Scott has gained confidence & discipline while having fun. Great karate club if you are looking to start or continue your training this is the place for you!

Sarah H.

I came as a guest, a tourist from Germany, and went as a friend. Nice People and a great sensei!

Ute V.

My 7 year old son has just started training with Joe in Croscombe. He absolutely loves it. Joe is very patient with the new ones. I highly recommend it.

Chris B.

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